The Break

IMDb Ratings

5.2/10

Movie Details

Title
The Break
Overview
A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro. The bookie wants his son to get out of tennis and contracts Nick to discourage him. Nick begins to do that but after an episode with his old flame, Jennifer, and after seeing the kid's determination he decides to teach him all the tricks, both physical and psychological, of the trade. The two battle the kids of a famous coach, unfair refs., injuries, travel all over the southern US, while Nick tries to woo his love back, finally to reach the big championship tennis match where all is resolved in dramatic fashion.
Runtime
1 h 44 min
Release Date
1 September 1995
Actors
Martin Sheen, Rae Dawn Chong, Valerie Perrine, Vincent Van Patten, Ben Monk, Betsy Russell, Daryl Anderson, Gerrit Graham, Trevor Goddard, Nels Van Patten, Cliff Drysdale, Fred Stolle
Certification
PG-13
Genres
Comedy
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